Choice VF Constantine II Caesar Siscia Follis 317 AD Sol Commands Sunrise

Ancient Coins - Choice VF Constantine II Caesar Siscia Follis 317 AD Sol Commands Sunrise
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Constantine II, 22 May 337 - March or April 340 A.D.
 
RL89939. Billon reduced follis, RIC VII Siscia 37 (R3), SRCV IV 17110, Cohen VII 50, Hunter V -, Choice aEF, excellent centering, attractive green patina, flow lines, 3.201g, 20.35mm, 0o, 3rd officina, Siscia (Sisak, Croatia) mint, CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB CAES, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; reverse CLARITAS REIPVBLICAE (the renown of the Republic), Sol standing facing, head left, radiate, nude but for chlamys over shoulders and left arm, raising right hand commanding sunrise, globe in left hand, ΓSIS in exergue ; scarce
 
Constantine II was the son of Constantine I, the eldest with his second wife, Fausta. He was made Caesar before he was a year old. Upon his father's death, Constantine II inherited the Western empire. After quarreling with his brother, Constans, he invaded his territory, only to be killed in an ambush near Aquileia.
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